City and State: West Haven, CT
What motivated you to get your GED? I dropped out of school after repeating freshmen year for the second time. Almost all of my life, since I started school, I was transferred from school to school because my parents would always move. I tried going back for my GED several times in the past but didn’t feel like I was accomplishing anything, so I kept dropping out. I’ve had three children since then, and I feel like now is the time for me to continue my education. This time, I’ll graduate. I am a stay-at-home mom right now, but only until my 10-month-old baby turns three. I want to be able to get a really good job, and the only way is to get my GED. I do not want to settle for a minimum paying job. It just wont be enough.
How have your friends and family helped you? My children have inspired me, because if it weren’t for them I wouldn’t be, or want to be, all i can be.
What problems have you faced? I have faced many problems in life. If I sat here and wrote about everything I went through, and what I had to do to get through them, I would be writing for days. What has helped me solve all of my problems is being strong and thinking smart. Always be better, ask questions, never feel you aren’t or won’t be good enough, and make smarter choices. Continue reading